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Sep 18, 2015
Feta cheese

Listeria tied to soft cheese sickens 24, kills 1

The outbreak has hospitalized 21 people and led to a recall of soft cheeses from a California dairy.

Jun 10, 2015

Food Outbreak Scan for Jun 10, 2015

Salmonella in pets
Ice cream Listeria outbreak over
May 27, 2015

News Scan for May 27, 2015

Immune response to flu vaccine
Caramel apple Listeria source
Measles, rubella in Europe
Fast drug-resistance test
May 14, 2015
USDA poultry inspector checking chickens

Foodborne illness report shows successes, challenges

E coli and some Salmonella infections dropped, but Campylobacter and Vibrio cases increased.

May 14, 2015

Food Outbreak Scan for May 14, 2015

Swimming-related norovirus
Gecko-linked Salmonella outbreak
Blue Bell Listeria steps
May 07, 2015

News Scan for May 07, 2015

Listeria ice cream findings
H5N6 genetic analysis
Broad benefits of measles vaccine
Polio progress and problems
Drug abuse and hepatitis C
Apr 27, 2015

Food Safety Scan for Apr 27, 2015

More Ohio botulism cases
Bacteria in frozen shrimp
Apr 24, 2015

News Scan for Apr 24, 2015

FDA's FSMA plan
More ice cream Listeria
Listeria-linked sprout ban
Apr 21, 2015

News Scan for Apr 21, 2015

Ice cream Listeria cases
Yemen health system in peril
CDC travel notices
Meningitis in Nigeria
BSE pathway in monkeys
Apr 09, 2015

News Scan for Apr 09, 2015

Cholera on Hispaniola
Measles in the Philippines
More ice cream-linked Listeria
H7N9 transmission in mammals

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Evans EW, Redmond EC. Analysis of older adults' domestic kitchen storage practices in the United Kingdom: identification of risk factors associated with listeriosis. J Food Protect 2015 Apr;78(4):738-45

Friesema IH, Kuiling S, Van der Ende A, et al. Risk factors for sporadic listeriosis in the Netherlands, 2008 to 2013. Eurosurveillance 2015 Aug 6;20(31)

Magalhaes R, Almeida G, Ferreira V, et al. Cheese-related listeriosis outbreak, Portugal, March 2009 to February 2012. Euro Surveill 2015 Apr 30;20(17):pii=21104

Perez-Trallero E, Zigorraga C, Artieda J, et al. Two outbreaks of Listeria monocytogenes infection, northern Spain. Emerg Infect Dis 2014 (published online Nov 7)

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